Professional Risks Solicitor 1-4 PQE
Exciting Defendant professional indemnity Solicitor job with career progression in central Bristol.
Your new company
You will be joining a full service commercial law firm with offices in Bristol, London and Dublin as well as an international presence in the Far East. This practice is particularly highly regarded for its expertise in defending professional indemnity claims and the Professional and Financial Risks Team forms an important part of the overall insurance offering.
Your new role
You will be responsible for a caseload defending a wide variety of professionals and will act for many of the major global insurers. Defending claims against Solicitors, construction professionals, brokers and IFAs has attracted the recognition of independent legal directories. Relationships with major insurers are well established and, as well as reporting to insurers on often difficult and complex areas of law, you will be heavily involved in business development. Alternative Dispute Resolution features prominently within the department which can also boast a Claims Handling Service to major insurers.
What you'll need to succeed
There is no doubt that this area of law is technically challenging so you will have gained excellent defendant professional indemnity experience and be able to confidently communicate with both insurers and insureds. Familiarity with court proceedings is a given as is your understanding and compliance with a range of Service Level Agreements.
What you'll get in return
This is an exciting time to become part of what is a rapidly growing Professional and Financial Risks Team with a great reputation. A competitive salary is on offer and the chance to move your professional indemnity career on to the next level at a practice that is stamping its mark on the professional indemnity market in the South West.
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact Gareth Coomber for a confidential discussion on your career. We would expect candidates to have gained the requisite PQE to apply for this role but this does not preclude applications from candidates with more or less PQE.